Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
John Wooden
John Wooden
John Wooden.
BornOctober 10, 1910
Martinsville, Indiana
DiedJune 4, 2010
Los Angeles, California
College basketball coach for Indiana State (1946-1948) and UCLA (1948-1975). Led UCLA to nine championships in ten years (1964-1965, 1967-1973). First person inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame twice (1961 as a player, 1973 as a coach).

The repository contains four quotes from John Wooden.

PreparationSuccess and Failure

Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.


Sports do not build character, they reveal it.


The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.


When everyone is thinking the same, no one is thinking.